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roadblock

road·block

roadblock

 
pronunciation:
rob blak
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a barricade placed across the road to stop traffic and allow for inspection by police or to stop movement of the enemy by a military force.
definition 2: anything that stops, hinders, or impedes.
fallen trees, stones, and other roadblocksthe various roadblocks in his career
similar words:
barrier
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: roadblocked, roadblocking, roadblocks
definition: to impede or stop with a roadblock.